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KAIST — public non-profit university. It is located in Daejeon, South Korea. It is one of the youngest higher education institutions in the country.

The university is among the top-60 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. The educational institution is in 83 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

KAIST conducts various scientific activities and is inviting students to join the research.

Daejeon, South Korea
Establishment year
International students
Female students

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SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Engineering & Technology24
Natural Sciences61
Accounting & Finance65
Social Sciences & Management134
Life Sciences & Medicine243
Arts & Humanities256
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KAIST tuition fees

At KAIST, the tuition fee for foreigners starts from 6,998 USD per year. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.

When choosing an educational institution, it is important to be aware of additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.


KAIST campus

The campus of KAIST is located in Daejeon. The urban campus is suitable for those students who, firstly, are used to independence, and secondly, cannot imagine their life without the hustle and bustle of a big metropolis.

Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. The university has everything for sports: sports grounds and clubs.

Campus Type
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What to do after graduation

With a job seeker visa, you can stay in the country for six months after graduation. You need to apply for such a visa in advance. KAIST graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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